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Definitions for preferred
pre·ferred

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferable, preferredadjective

    more desirable than another

    "coffee is preferable to tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"

  2. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferentadjective

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

Wiktionary

  1. preferrednoun

    Preferred stock.

  2. preferredadjective

    favoured

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preferred

    of Prefer

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4254

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Adjectives Frequency: #1006

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of preferred in a Sentence

  1. Wolfango Piccoli:

    The move highlights, once again, that credit growth rather than a comprehensive package of structural reforms remains the government's preferred approach to support Turkey's ailing economy.

  2. Carlos Mogorron:

    I would have preferred to wait 15 more days confined to home or at least one more week and then come back.

  3. Jaclyn Rothenberg:

    Look, shelter is not our first preferred option, but it's what we can offer, hopefully if these people go through the process, they'll be eligible to get back on their feet here in New York City. The mayor is not going to leave these people behind.

  4. Winston Churchill:

    Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.

  5. Tami Rowen:

    I have noticed over the past couple years that women are extremely self-conscious about their genitals and apologize for not being groomed, women were far more likely to groom if their partner also groomed and if their partner preferred that they groom.

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    come out into view, as from concealment
    • A. emerge
    • B. obligate
    • C. conform
    • D. interrogate

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